Six Keys to Breaking Financial Barriers at Your Church

June 19, 2015
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Podcast Episode #134


Discussion about financial barriers and budgets in the local church. As we mention in the podcast, if you want us to examine an item in your church budget, email [email protected].

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • Both browbeating people about giving and completely ignoring it are not healthy for a pastor.
  • The church should lead by example in good stewardship.
  • Zero-based budgeting is often the best budgeting method for churches.
  • Offering envelopes are antiquated—but they work to increase giving.
  • Millennials want to know the money they give is being spent well.
  • Millennials have little patience for waste when it comes to church budgets.

The six keys to breaking financial barriers in your church are:

  1. Preach on stewardship
  2. Live within your means as a church
  3. Use powerful stories around the offertory time
  4. Provide various means of giving
  5. Use testimonies during the time of giving in the church
  6. Understand the mindset of Millennials

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